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Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table

Private sector gross job gains and job losses for the United States and States, by Census Regions and Divisions, three months ended December 2019, seasonally adjusted
Area Gross Job Gains Gross Job Losses
Total Back
Data
As a percent
of total
employment
Back
Data
Total Back
Data
As a percent
of total
employment
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Data

United States(1)

7,831 6.2 7,039 5.6

Midwest Region

East North Central Division

Illinois

289,245 5.6 270,172 5.2

Indiana

159,789 6.0 134,514 5.1

Michigan

219,196 5.8 200,837 5.3

Ohio

267,740 5.7 246,532 5.3

Wisconsin

136,339 5.5 124,583 5.0

West North Central Division

Iowa

75,734 5.8 69,937 5.3

Kansas

72,572 6.3 64,957 5.7

Minnesota

147,059 5.8 140,048 5.6

Missouri

146,875 6.1 124,878 5.2

Nebraska

51,026 6.2 47,528 5.8

North Dakota

23,548 6.7 23,415 6.7

South Dakota

22,895 6.4 20,517 5.7

Northeast Region

New England Division

Connecticut

78,090 5.5 79,474 5.5

Maine

38,217 7.4 36,432 7.0

Massachusetts

187,199 5.8 174,790 5.5

New Hampshire

38,349 6.6 34,225 5.9

Rhode Island

27,498 6.5 25,056 5.9

Vermont

17,627 6.9 16,328 6.4

Middle Atlantic Division

New Jersey

229,309 6.5 204,300 5.8

New York

480,900 6.0 466,096 5.7

Pennsylvania

282,335 5.4 254,386 4.9

South Region

South Atlantic Division

Delaware

25,359 6.5 24,302 6.2

District of Columbia

28,990 5.4 25,251 4.7

Florida

515,379 6.6 460,815 5.9

Georgia

252,323 6.5 216,151 5.6

Maryland

143,545 6.5 128,911 5.8

North Carolina

233,918 6.2 203,371 5.3

South Carolina

114,803 6.5 104,992 5.9

Virginia

213,332 6.6 176,376 5.5

West Virginia

33,825 6.2 39,080 7.1

East South Central Division

Alabama

102,098 6.3 91,736 5.7

Kentucky

97,814 6.1 92,757 5.8

Mississippi

56,037 6.2 50,013 5.5

Tennessee

147,133 5.6 130,443 5.0

West South Central Division

Arkansas

65,621 6.4 48,857 4.8

Louisiana

94,434 5.9 92,766 5.8

Oklahoma

82,766 6.4 80,110 6.2

Texas

644,021 6.0 547,280 5.1

West Region

Mountain Division

Arizona

161,299 6.4 131,054 5.2

Colorado

154,783 6.7 142,901 6.2

Idaho

49,087 7.7 40,017 6.3

Montana

33,309 8.6 27,863 7.2

Nevada

85,109 6.8 63,896 5.0

New Mexico

44,407 6.7 41,340 6.2

Utah

88,214 6.8 81,328 6.3

Wyoming

19,692 9.3 18,206 8.6

Pacific Division

Alaska

25,548 10.2 25,427 10.2

California

1,023,895 6.7 900,745 5.9

Hawaii

29,795 5.6 28,557 5.4

Oregon

111,604 6.7 96,619 5.8

Washington

188,423 6.6 162,672 5.7

Puerto Rico

37,232 5.4 33,897 4.9

Virgin Islands

2,881 10.2 2,003 7.1

Footnotes
(1) Numbers in thousands.

Source: Business Employment Dynamics is a set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program. These quarterly data series consist of gross job gains and gross job losses statistics from 1992 forward.